Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 1 hr 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I received this recipe from a friend at work. This is a simple cookie, yet tasty! I like them because you can keep them in the fridge and bake as needed! (Prep time includes 1 hour of chilling time and the yield was estimated, as they never stay around long enough for me to count them.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter and sugars until creamy.
  2. Add eggs and mix well.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, salt, and vanilla.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Stir in pecans.
  6. Shape dough into logs and wrap with plastic wrap of freezer paper.
  7. Chill in refrigerator (at least an hour) or freeze.
  8. Slice thin and bake in a 350°F pre-heated oven for 10 minutes.


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I wanted to update on my review. When I first made these, I was living in Wise County, Texas which is northwest of Ft. Worth. We had a typical ranch house with room for an extra freezer and refrigerator. Freezing cookie dough was no big deal. Since then, we have relocated to Huntsville, Texas to a home that is over 100 years old. The kitchen is small and no garage or real utility room. No room for an extra freezer or refrigerator. I am so happy to report that even in my smaller new digs, I have room for Kim D's Icebox Cookie Dough! Still delicious, although this last time, I used 2 tablespoons of vanilla in place of the water with the Crisco. They are even better the next day (if they last that long!) The Crisco seems to help control the spread and keep the cookies soft. Original Review: These were fantastic! I made them for my husband's men's group and they were a big hit! I used 1/2 cup Crisco + 3 tablespoons of water for half of the butter. Left out the nuts and used parchment paper to bake them on! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

Rose is Rose October 31, 2016

This is a really good recipe. I made these up, rolled them out and wrapped them in wax paper and put in the freezer. Now when I need something in a hurry, I can grab a log, cut them up and in 15 minutes, I have a wonderful, freshly baked cookie to go with my cup of coffee. Thanks for the great recipe.

Jellyqueen October 20, 2003

Great simple ice box cookie. Left out nuts but will definitely try with nuts next time.

OhMyDeals January 23, 2015

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